Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 25th, 2018

No, I mean it. Gorn.

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And now I’m done.

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@jonoabroad Thanks. But I’ve been drinking all day so everything is perfect.

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So this is my Anzac Day thread from earlier. I’m tweeting it from time to time. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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MsPraxis Involuntary celibate you say? Well how about you go fuck yourself.

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AaronToponce Identify what is wrong with these pictures. pic.twitter.com/KJ1XgrZI1g

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@KrazyKarl910 I’m glad you’ve understood the concept immediately.

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@KrazyKarl910 Thanks. It’s all about moving on, getting fresh air, and not being a complete alcoholic.

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@zackster Look I’m having enough trouble dealing with @NSLpodcast talking about the Supreme Court of the United States as a boy band.

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thegrugq In 1942 the British were going to set up a propaganda “spiritualism” radio station which would have a medium readin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gm

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@zackster I almost did. True story. But a long, long time ago.

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@purserj @girlgerms It’s not a popular view, but sometimes people’s views can be improved by strangling them with piano wire.

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@dmeeze This is true. Depressingly true.

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So, the question becomes do I find somewhere here in Burwood? Or do I head back to Ashfield?

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The Rule, and I consider this to be a sensible rule, is that you don’t have two successive meals in the same pub.

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Dammit. I’m hungry. Which means I have to move, because of The Rule.

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abcnews Fixed wireless NBN congestion like surfing the web in Turkey circa 2012, new figures show ab.co/2K8Pv9P pic.twitter.com/xxNIlFTNWY

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davpope Don’t know how many times I’ve said the same thing twitter.com/sami_kivela/st…

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@darkhorse166 Pretty much. I lived in Ashfield ages ago, and it’s always been a middle-class Chinese village, but t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tl

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I don’t even know why white people are allowed in Ashfield.

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manjusrii Kilogirl ❤️

Jess Flanders, 97, “Decoder”, had a vital role decoding Japanese shipping messages from a St Kilda Roa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HV

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If I had access to a time machine this is the one thing I would prevent. twitter.com/FXMC1957/statu…

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@twitchiebitch I don’t disagree. Also, my “lunchtime” meeting today was excellent.

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NewtonMark It’s like there’s a contest to see how many racist tropes you can fit on a single @newscomauHQ headline blast. (“fl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rN

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Is there any way to prevent Leunig cartoons?

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@michaelneale Heh. That’s not the airline’s fault.

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AequoEtBono At the going down of the sun pic.twitter.com/muajiF4cPl

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@christopherneal I should probably make it my standard routine.

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conniechan Face recognition commercialization:

1. Upload a selfie to wechat official account.
2. Run Shanghai half-marathon…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vz

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@PeteLawler It’s looking that way, given I had whiskey for breakfast.

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I might have one more beer and then figure out my plan for dinner.

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@mpesce “Life wasn’t meant to be easy.” Am I being too harsh?

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minecraft2pac someone bought the url for soulja boy’s old website and made it redirect to a website that sells sex toys to furries pic.twitter.com/ysmIK1TZ42

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@mpesce Indeed, though that’s a separate issue imo.

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It feels like a Sunday night, doesn’t it.

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@JustJimWillDo Ratios are complicated concepts. I had quite a few dumplings but then I also had quite a few drinks.

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Imagine being a business that was too stupid to take into consideration a public project that had been on-record fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mP

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onlmaps Countries with universal/free healthcare pic.twitter.com/xcQ6uTmyAa

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Chalciporus Out in the bush looking for mushrooms and stumbled upon this absolute cutey of a Spotted-tail (Dasyurus macu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7F

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Patrickavenell At the Mortdale Hotel the minute’s silence was impeccably observed save for the whirr of the ATM dispensing twentie..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…K8

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@SnarkyPlatypus I mean, I could come past and throw stones, but can I be arsed?

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@BundyB @AbstractCode I can do two things at once. Possibly three.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I still am. Having one last* beer before my next step.

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jamesmathison TODAY SHOW: Anzac Day is sacred, how dare they release a blockbuster movie today!

ALSO TODAY SHOW: Win a block of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…MR

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InsiderPenang Penang Street Art: 13 Furry Murals of Penang Cats is.gd/x6CHPZ pic.twitter.com/ZrpfUd10UQ

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Just to be clear, I haven’t been drinking continuously since 10am. I also had dumplings.

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glengyron Wait till he finds out Turks are mostly Muslim. twitter.com/peterdutton_mp…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I will avoid having to come past that place then. I’ve just finished my “work meeting” in Burwood.

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OH: “But where are all the emus?”

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kcarruthers Let us not forget the survivors of the Great Emu War pic.twitter.com/a2QxnqNpXl

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kcarruthers for those not conversant with The Great Emu War this is a good place to start bergheimfollies.blogspot.com.au/2014/11/the-gr… pic.twitter.com/3SesBZrgBx

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benvwilkie Militarisms compared -

Australia: low energy wander down the main street with some rusty medals you found in a sho..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7S

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MintamenaPie Found in Philly pic.twitter.com/1hx2MBIYdW

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Interesting. In Adelaide, the defence industry adverts are all about becoming an apprentice or graduate employee. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dn

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St Vincent and the Garden of Spikes. pic.twitter.com/q7SWpasaaN

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Wed plan, updated draft: Thoughtful start (done, with way too much whiskey); lunch and conversation re the SEKRIT p..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Y6

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Picketer To be clear, the Tech Bro who said this thinks this is good. pic.twitter.com/12BT1ga5EJ

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@LovelyCorrine It does, but I wasn’t going to mention that. ;)

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Dura_Ace Those were dark times… twitter.com/darrenhayes/st…

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tedlieu Dear @realDonaldTrump: You can either use secure communications & Gen Kelly will know who you are talking to, or yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dT

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@oberonsghost One which is conducive to electrical conduction?

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I’ll just retweet my thread from earlier every couple of hours. These are my Anzac Day thoughts. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Can I just say that “Submit to Electronic Theatre” does not* sound at all sinister.

* does twitter.com/siggraph/statu…

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Well I’m convinced. Also, who’s Rami? pic.twitter.com/nnNdfvxaA3

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poop_weasel “Goddamnit! Someone is gonna hold my hand if Melania won’t!” pic.twitter.com/e0NiEzVnnG

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@dobes @ashabeeeee @purserj @PeteLawler @rohan_p May I suggest that Third Hand Vegan would be even better?

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joshgnosis All the scandal coming out of the banking royal commission? Devine still finds a way to blame the gays. pic.twitter.com/qZ6p0ytMjo

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wellerstein I will be giving a talk tonight on the technique, aesthetic allure, and moral peril of nuclear weapons photography,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zb

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@RachaelHasIdeas @DDsD Ah yep yep. People generally don’t become generals if they’re idiots. (Career-seekers is a s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zx

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@RachaelHasIdeas @DDsD Oh Rachael you’re not going all tinfoil on me, are you? I can go a certain amount of oil-ind..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6p

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My God. I’m agreeing with @hornery. Probably coming at it from a different angle, but we’re at the same place in th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Rx

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@NehpetsSnikrep @tobiasziegler We will be paying. He can legitimately claim he’s representing his electorate at an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…s4

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@annie_parker Thanks. Someone else is to blame, I think, but I’d need to search back.

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@NehpetsSnikrep And doesn’t that just hit you right in the guts. Thank you for sharing.

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With bonus Derryn Hinch. Man, what an awesome day out for Mr Trumble! twitter.com/tobiasziegler/…

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tobiasziegler Onzac Day twitter.com/davidsciasci/s…

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SwiftOnSecurity UPDATE: pic.twitter.com/7aYnsWplR1

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SwiftOnSecurity I think my new hobby on eBay is offering to buy Itanium servers for twenty dollars pic.twitter.com/pN1MdDwFuX

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Thanks for this, @NickEvershed. Note, boys and girls, that’s a logarithmic scale. Also, the significant gap between..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wk

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For those of you just joining us on this Anzac Day, my thread from earlier. I am now quite a bit of whiskey down an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1P

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@munin No, it’s worse than that, but it’s local cultural overtones that are impossible to convey succinctly.

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Oh God I’m reading David Marr. What have I become?

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sirjohnmonash The first newspaper mention of Anzac Biscuits was in June 1916 via The Sunday Times in Perth. Then, after requests..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ta

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NarangVipin Narrator: the meeting *is* the concession… twitter.com/jchengwsj/stat…

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@coldsnacks @DrRhysPockett Oh, it’s only $39 a bottle. I was worried there for a moment. danmurphys.com.au/product/DM_113…

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Wed plan, original draft: Thoughtful start; lunch and conversation re the SEKRIT project; remainder TBA. Wed plan,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uR

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KeithConlon Prominent war historian Peter Stanley slams the Monash piece on @ABCTV. Replies indicate he has strong backing from..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uH

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@coldsnacks @DrRhysPockett Shit I just poured way more than I intended.

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@coldsnacks @DrRhysPockett In answer to your previous question, this. And I promise to replace the bottle,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xu

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Havenlust My dad waits every year for the day the sun rises just right and reflects along the railroad tracks,Today! 💌 pic.twitter.com/HtSC5edPAX

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How about female sailors in full dress whites and medals drunkenly snogging on Enmore Road before the ranking NCO s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FH

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This email just arrived from @ThaiAirways is very tempting. pic.twitter.com/O6teP39E3V

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matthew_d_green Today marks the 17th consecutive year that the University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne has failed to build HAL.

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@DDsD In my case it was to reach tech-aware youths. A whole “You want to have the REALLY cool tech?” angle. We were..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ai

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Wow check this SMS spam just received. @Wikipedia presumably you know about this one? pic.twitter.com/dsZACShWjB

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@DDsD I had a couple of meetings with defence recruitment people for a dotcom boom project, which sadly collapsed…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vP

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@ScottRhodie @guardianstyle No argument there. Now I’m wondering when the style “Anzac” became the thing. I am insu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sy

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@ScottRhodie The style has been for the latter as long as I remember, so I support it. And I say that as someone wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xI

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@SnarkyPlatypus Here’s another thought. We have two days, Anzac Day and Remembrance Day. Maybe broaden one to comme..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dJ

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus They just, surely? The states do have a separate constitutional link to the Crown. Federation n’all.

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@SnarkyPlatypus But the way to make these things happen is just to do it.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That’ll take time. And what it’ll take is some people forming a group and applying to march in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Tl

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus I can sort of see where they’re going with that, but yeah nah. It’s not about the broad c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7d

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@garthk You need evidence that I’m drinking neat spirits at 10am? You must be new here.

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@coldsnacks I’ll let you know when I go back to the other end of the apartment for a refill, and when..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8G

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@SnarkyPlatypus We WERE slowly getting better, slowly broadening the concept. It took a long time for Turks to be p..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ad

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This is quite good whiskey.

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Well here we all are then.

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Excuse me now while I pour a whiskey, in remembrance of a friend.

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That’s enough from me on that today. Lest we forget.

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“We must never forget the 11,000 fallen Australians whose bodies were never recovered,” Turnbull said yesterday. Tr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ea

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I also note that, increasingly, writing about our veterans focuses more and more on the psychological effects of wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FV

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What I note about all the more powerful, more thoughtful, writing about Anzac Day is that it’s about people. Indivi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jo

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I can also recommend @JohnBirmingham’s column from yesterday, “Which Anzac Day tweet will set off a holy war this y..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…L5

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I re-read @GreenJ’s “Anzac Day is about their deaths, not our lives” (25 April 2012) just now…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zZ

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“Anzac Day 2009: Sacrifice” (25 April 2009) stilgherrian.com/politics/anzac… 2/2

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The two blogs posts I’m about to tweet say “Rudd” instead of “Abbott” or “Turnbull”, and there’s some minor referen..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Rk

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So yeah. Anzac Day. I toyed with the idea of writing something new this year, but once more it seems like what I wr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pP

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Patrickavenell Lest we forget the journos on ‘trawl social media for mildly controversial Anzac Day disgrace’ beat.

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@CaseyBriggs By which I mean, “Thank you, @CaseyBriggs, for reminding us that so many don’t understand the slogan.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1l

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Wednesday. Anzac Day. Wednesday.

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